“Even monkeys sometimes fall from trees.” – A Japanese proverb
“We rather die on our feet then live on our knees”
“Every decision you make – every decision – is not a decision about what to do.It’s a decision about WHO YOU ARE. When you see this, when you understand it, everything changes.You begin to see life in a new way. All events, occurrences, and situations turn into opportunities to do what you came here to do!” – Neale Donald Walsch
Capitalism without bankruptcy is like Christianity without hell.
Christianity is not about being nice. It’s about being new. – Dr. Timothy Keller
“If I find in myself desires which nothing in this world can satisfy, the only logical explanation is that I was made for another world.” – CS Lewis
“Sometimes you make choices and sometimes, choices make you” – “If I Stay” – movie
“Sacrifice. That is what we do for the people that we love” – “If I Stay” – movie
If you want 1 year of prosperity, grow grain. If you want 10 years of prosperity, grow trees. If you want 100 years of prosperity, grow people – Chinese proverb
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it. Mark Twain
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. Will Durant
Common sense is not so common. Voltaire
The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is. C. S. Lewis
You don’t have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body. C. S. Lewis
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it’ll kill your enemies!”
If you work for government, you don’t get paid until somebody in the private performs a service and is taxed for doing it.
Jesus says the infallible test of spiritual integrity is your private prayer life – Dr. Timothy Keller
Prayer is both conversation and encounter with God.
We must know the awe of praising His glory, the intimacy of finding His grace, and the struggle of asking His help, all of which can lead us to know the spiritual reality of His presence. – Dr. Timothy Keller
A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it. Bob Hope
Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither. C. S. Lewis
The United States did not invent slavery. The United States invented freedom. Someone name me another country on earth that fought a civil war to make men equal.
Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement. C. S. Lewis
God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing. C. S. Lewis
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival. C. S. Lewis
I gave in, and admitted that God was God. C. S. Lewis
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.” Coach Wilkerson
The true test of a man’s character is what he does when no one is watching!
We habitually and instinctively look to other things besides God and his grace as our justification, hope, significance, and security. – Dr. Timothy Keller
People are the destination.
Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important. C. S. Lewis
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else. C. S. Lewis
ISIS is not Islamic? It’s in their name you big dummy!!
Being politically correct is voting for modern American slavery – www.dougadelinagulleson.com
Do not be afraid of me. Do not be afraid of my dog. Do be afraid of my guns! – www.dougadelinagulleson.com
Political correctness always bows to Biblical correctness – www.dougadelinagulleson.com
The world is a magical place full of people waiting to be offended by something! Grow up, America!!
No matter who is president of the United States, Jesus is King!!!
“They say African Americans. I say Black people. I’ve only been to Africa once. I’ve been in America all my life!” – The great Herman Cain (I love this black dude! Common sense always wins out – even against liberal political correctness).
“If you will not stand with Israel and the Jews, then I will not stand with you!” – Ted Cruz (I totally agree!)
I will always stand with The Bible and The Bible always stands with Israel! – douggulleson.com
Sometimes I miss childhood…and then I remember BEER!
Stand straight, walk proud, have a little faith – Garth Brooks
Dad, are we Irish? Shut up and finish your whiskey!
Knowledge is not power until it is applied – Dale Carnegie
It is never appropriate to silence yourself if that means silencing your principles.
Somebody accused Winston Churchill of being an optimist. He responded, “It is better than the other option!”
All religions and philosophies say, “This is the way.” Only Jesus says, “I am the Way.” – Dr. Timothy Keller
“No one truly interesting is universally liked.”
We are more sinful and flawed in ourselves than we ever dared believe, yet at the very same time we are more loved and accepted in Jesus Christ than we ever dared hope. – Pastor Timothy Keller
People do not change when they see the light, they change when they feel the heat.